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Lighting the Way in New Mexico

In wide open spaces, and nestled in nooks and crannies, lies evidence of New Mexico’s vast history and cultural diversity. Whether the oldest house in the United States, a rare dinosaur fossil, or the remains of an ancient kiva, there is something to pique the interests of people of all ages along New Mexico’s highways and byways.
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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Roam the Earth as a dinosaur this holiday season! There is no wizardry required to achieve this transformation, just a trip to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in the Old Town Albuquerque area.
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New Mexico Historic Preservation Division

New Mexico has thousands of cultural sites and 46 of them are of such exceptional value to the nation’s heritage that they were designated National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) by the Secretary of the Interior. They are managed by the National Park Service, which celebrated its centennial in 2016.
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New Mexico Museum of Art

In a world of digitization, enormous televisions, and giant electronic billboards, what is the big deal about little pictures? Small Wonders is a surprising selection of small, contemporary photographic work that invites Museum of Art visitors to revel in the pleasures of the miniscule.
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Fort Sumner Historic Site/Bosque Redondo Memorial

Life renews itself at Bosque Redondo Memorial, where they recently welcomed eleven Navajo-Churro lambs, including four sets of twins, with a pedigree and story of survival dating back centuries. With these additions, the Navajo-Churro flock exhibit grew to 22 sheep and one guard llama, with a possibility of more on the way.
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Coronado Historic Site

Like a stoic sentinel standing guard over the Rio Grande Valley, through the centuries generations of people - from the ancients to modern man - have enjoyed the Sandia Mountains.
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New Mexico CulturePass

Your ticket to New Mexico's exceptional Museums and Historic Sites.
From Indian treasures to space exploration, world-class folk art to awesome dinosaurs—our museums and monuments celebrate the essence of New Mexico every day.
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Cultural Atlas of New Mexico Mobile App

Where do you belong?
The Cultural Atlas of New Mexico leads you to historic and cultural places throughout the Land of Enchantment. Organized by region, proximity and interest, the Cultural Atlas will help you find where you belong.

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

Will Rogers noted that Fred Harvey “kept the West in food—and wives.” But the company’s Harvey
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The Land that Enchants Me So: Picturing Popular Songs of New Mexico

Before radio and television, when making music at home was the evening’s entertainment and playing the piano was
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On Exhibit: Designs That Defined the Museum of New Mexico

Santa Fe is widely recognized as a city of museums. These beloved institutions and their exhibitions have long been
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A Gathering of Voices: Folk Art from the Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg Collection

A Gathering of Voices celebrates the promised gift of the folk art collection of Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg.
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